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post #4491 of 14319
Get whatever YOU (or your customer if it is for someone else) think will look best. All white should look very good.
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post #4492 of 14319
@PapaSmurf While I agree with your point lets not over dramatize it.
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I find it appalling that anyone would have the audacity to use that term in a thread such as this.
Honestly now? It's his opinion about how the colored shrink looks and not quality of anyones workmanship. What's so appalling about it?
post #4493 of 14319
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Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
Get whatever YOU (or your customer if it is for someone else) think will look best. All white should look very good.
I will be getting white as the main and then 2 of the blues to go along with it. just not sure what 2 blues yet lol
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post #4494 of 14319
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would you say this is relatively close to what they look like?
http://psychosleeve.com/colors/sata%201.jpg
You guys need to remember that monitors can be pretty different in the way they reproduce colors. It might look very lifelike for someone and quite off for someone else.
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post #4495 of 14319
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Originally Posted by Shane1244 View Post
Yeah, with coloured sleeving you're trying to hide the contrast between the sleeving and the heatshrink. Even if the colour is 100% the same, you cant get rid of the texture differences, so it'll always stick out like a sore thumb.
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Originally Posted by Shane1244 View Post
Really. The ugliness of the red is hidden by the sexiness of the black and white.
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Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
That's is subjective just like the color choice for the sleeve you use. While I agree that some colors of shrink don't match as well as others, it's all about personal preference. Calling it ugly is uncalled for though. Saying you don't think it looks as good would be a more appropriate response.

But in my opinion, what looks really bad is uneven shrink or extremely long shrink. That has a very unbalanced look to it and gives the appearance of sloppy workmanship.

I'll sum this up by saying the intent and purpose of this thread should be to offer encouragement and advice about sleeving. That means offering CONSTRUCTIVE criticisms of ones work and technique, not bashing it. The use of the word UGLY is not constructive criticism in any way, shape, or form and I find it appalling that anyone would have the audacity to use that term in a thread such as this.
Criticism is first quote.

If you think that's appalling, then you need to step into the real world sweetheart. I said I didn't like the colours, nothing else. Anyone with eyes would clearly be able to tell I wouldn't be able to bash any other part about his sleeving as it's near perfection.

Grow up, and chill out.
Edited by Shane1244 - 5/2/11 at 3:48pm
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post #4496 of 14319
There's really no need for the attitude, from anyone, and honestly I see no backseat moderating here; if any REAL moderating needs to be done, I'll gladly do it. The look achieved by sleeving is COMPLETELY subjective, there's no point in taking each other's opinions so seriously.
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post #4497 of 14319
so.. I have 24 Pin cable and 8 pin that I want to sleeve...
Sleeving that I have: Black, Grey, titanium grey, red, color-x, white... how would you do it?

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Originally Posted by Chunky_Chimp View Post
There's really no need for the attitude, from anyone, and honestly I see no backseat moderating here; if any REAL moderating needs to be done, I'll gladly do it. The look achieved by sleeving is COMPLETELY subjective, there's no point in taking each other's opinions so seriously.
Couldn't agree more. Nothing in this world is better than anything else.
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post #4499 of 14319
On a lighter note,
I just ordered 100' of 1/8" Black Clean Cut and 10' of Black 3/16" 3:1 Heat Shrink from Furry Letters. $25.50 Shipped. It's my first time sleeving and I plan to do my XFX power supply. What's a good home made tool to get the wires out of the connectors? I've heard about staples and safety pins but nothing with instruction. Any help is appreciated! Wish me luck!
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post #4500 of 14319
I'd say the best homemade tool is taking a rotary tool to a flathead screwdriver.
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